Reckless Kgathi must apologise

A few weeks ago the minister of Justice Defence and Security Shaw Kgathi went on a national radio station and told the world that Botswana has no intention of granting political asylum to 10 Eritrean football players.

He said this a day after the players had run away from their hotel in Francistown to seek refuge at Kutlwano police station after their world cup qualifier game against Zebras.

The players later won a temporary reprieve thanks to the gutsy intervention of local human rights lawyers and Eritrean Movement for Democracy for Human rights who took the matter to court and were granted refugee status.

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